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25th Jun 2019News

Newsflash: ‘A Just and Fair Culture in Medicine’ Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter Publishes its Report

In 2018 the GMC commissioned an independent review following the death of Jack Adcock and subsequent prosecution and conviction of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba for Gross Negligence Manslaughter. The review working group has now published its report, which can be read in full here. The proceedings that followed Dr Bawa-Garba’s conviction, as GMC CEO Charlie Massey […]

15th May 2019News

Newsflash: Inquest Update

2018 Coroners Statistics At the end of last week, the Ministry of Justice and the Office of National Statistics published the Annual Coroner statistics for 2018. The key findings were these: There was a 4% decrease in deaths reported to coroners in 2018 reflecting the removal of DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) cases being reported […]

14th May 2019News

IICSA Report Published into Church of England Failures

Nikita McNeill is first junior counsel to the Anglican Church Investigation for The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), which  published its report last week into the case studies of the Diocese of Chichester and Peter Ball which were heard last year. The Diocese of Chichester has seen more members of clergy convicted of […]

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